JET 2013 test for around 60,000 seats to held on April 7

Chandigarh/February5

Punjab State Board of Technical Education and Industrial Training will held the Joint Entrance Test (JET) 2013 for around 60,000 seats of state on 7 April.
The Principal Secretary Technical Education-cum-Chairman of the Board, A R Talwar said that the JET is being held five weeks in advance this year so that the admission procedure is completed within the stipulated period as per the academic calendar of AICTE. He said that on the basis of the merit of the JET online counseling will be held for admission to various diploma courses in the affiliated institutions located in Punjab and Chandigarh. The online counseling for general as well as fee waiver scheme should be held simultaneously so that the candidates could get maximum benefit out of it.
“Around 60,000 seats are available for admission spread over 29 different diploma courses and in addition to this, about 3000 seats are available under fee waiver category where the students are exempted from paying tuition fee of Rs. 22,000/- per year” said Talwar.
He further stated that the information diary of JET 2013 along with application forms will be sold at affiliated polytechnic colleges of the Board, schools affiliated to Punjab School Education Board and Suvidha Centers in the D.C. office of the districts for Rs 50 or candidates can log on to www.punjabteched.com and www.punjabteched.net for more details.